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How safe is advair

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long: There are 3 doses for advair. Taking the low and medium doses long term is ok, the high dose ideally should be taken only for a short period of time. ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
No: The portion of the drug that helps push/propel the dry powder into the lungs does not last much beyond 1 year. I always encourage my patients to rene ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes : The steroid in flovent, fluticasone, is already in advair, so adding Flovent to advair might give you really high doses of fluticasone, depending on t ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Below.Category C: The fda uses a pregnancy category c system to classify possible risks to a fetus when a medicine is taken during pregnancy. Pregnancy category c is g ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
They are equivalent: Clinical trials report that the two preparations yield comparable results. The inhaler was created for those patients who do not tolerate inhaling the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Similar ingredients: The are several inhalers with similar medications, used for the same lung conditions that Advair is used for. For example, there is Symbicort, and the ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Yap
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Salmeterol-fluticasone is generally considered safe. More common potential side-effects include nausea, headache, cough, and fungal growth in the mout ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Zenhale/Dulera/Advai: This is zenhale inhaler in canada and Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) in us yes it is a different brand but has same indication and same effective ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but: if you are taking high-dose Advair , the additive effective of Flonase may theoretically add to the steroid effects leading to a slightly higher risk ... Read More
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can be: It is a common strategy to increase the dose of inhaled steroids and add beta-agonist to treat an exacerbation. Be sure to contact the prescribing ph ... Read More
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